Nonacquiescence
Nonacquiescence Non*ac`qui*es"cence, n. Refusal of acquiescence; failure to yield or comply. [1913 Webster]

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  • nonacquiescence — non·ac·qui·es·cence /ˌnän ˌa kwē es əns/ n: an administrative agency s disagreement with and refusal to follow judicial precedent in cases before the agency to which the precedent applies Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Nonacquiescence — In law, nonacquiescence is when one branch of the government fails to comply with the decision of another. In the context of lawsuits, executive nonacquiescence in judicial decisions can lead to bizarre Kafkaesque situations where parties… …   Wikipedia

  • nonacquiescence — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonacquiescence — n. absence of acquiescence, lack of compliance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonacquiescence — An administrative agency s policy of declining to be bound by judicial precedent which is contrary to the agency s interpretation of its organic statute, until the Supreme Court has ruled on the issue. At its most extreme, it is the policy of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • nonacquiescence — An administrative agency s policy of declining to be bound by judicial precedent which is contrary to the agency s interpretation of its organic statute, until the Supreme Court has ruled on the issue. At its most extreme, it is the policy of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • nonacquiescence — n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acquiescence — is the term used to describe an act of a person in knowingly standing by without raising any objection to infringement of his rights, when someone else is unknowingly and honestly putting in his resources under the impression that the said rights …   Wikipedia

  • acquiescence — /skwiyesans/ Conduct recognizing the existence of a transaction, and intended, in some extent at least, to carry the transaction, or permit it to be carried, into effect. It is some act, not deliberately intended to ratify a former transaction… …   Black's law dictionary

  • acquiescence — /skwiyesans/ Conduct recognizing the existence of a transaction, and intended, in some extent at least, to carry the transaction, or permit it to be carried, into effect. It is some act, not deliberately intended to ratify a former transaction… …   Black's law dictionary

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